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22-05-18

NFCC pays tribute to people killed and injured in last year's Manchester bombing

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing where 22 people lost their lives and hundreds of people were injured.  The National Fire Chiefs Council has today paid tribute to those who were killed and injured durin…

21-05-18

National Fire Chiefs Council reiterate ‘Stay Put’ advice

The National Fire Chiefs Council has today reiterated its advice that it supports the principle of a ‘Stay Put’ strategy whenever possible. The Stay Put strategy has been proved over many years to be safe for residents of purpose-built …

17-05-18

NFCC responds to the release of Dame Judith Hackitt's final report

The Grenfell Tower fire was a tragedy that must never be repeated. The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has today welcomed the publication of Dame Judith Hackitt’s final Independent report on Building Regulations and Fire Safety. …

16-05-18

Latest update regarding fire doors issued by government

The Ministry of Housing, Communities, and Local Government has been undertaking an investigation into flat entrance 30 minute fire doors supplied by Manse Masterdor, a company that ceased trading in 2014 During the Grenfell Tower inq…

11-05-18

New Home Office incident statistics have been published

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has responded to the latest fire incident statistics released by the Home Office.  The report, ‘Fire and rescue incident statistics: England, year ending December 2017’, gives in-depth d…

09-05-18

New NFCC mobility scooter guidance now been published

New guidance from the National Fire Chiefs Council has now been published 'mobility scooter guidance for residential buildings'. NFCC is pleased to release this for residential buildings, which outlines considerations for responsible pers…

09-05-18

Charter for Families Bereaved through Public Tragedy

Charter for Families Bereaved through Public Tragedy  In adopting this charter I commit to ensuring that [this public body] learns the lessons of the Hillsborough disaster and its aftermath, so that the perspective of the bereaved families is n…

08-05-18

NFCC supports Plastic Free Day

NFCC will be supporting Plastic Free Day on 8 May 2018, which aims to raise awareness of how much disposable plastic we all use in our everyday lives. The awareness day will takes place  today as it is David Attenborough’s bir…

01-05-18

New NFCC simultaneous evacuation guidance released

New guidance on evacuating high-rise buildings has today (May 1st) been launched by the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), providing essential advice for building owners, their professional advisers and Fire & Rescue Services.  The …

26-04-18

NFCC and Environment Agency reaffirm its commitment to work together

The National Fire Chiefs Council and the Environment Agency has reaffirmed its commitment to working together to help protect communities, businesses and the environment against a range of threats and hazards. The pledge was made at a NFCC mee…